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Design of integrated-mirror etalons for photonic switching
Author(s): Tae-Hoon Yoon; Jae-Chang Kim; Jong Sool Jung
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we report a method of designing integrated-mirror etalons for photonic switching without time-consuming numerical calculation. It consists of the following two-step process: (1) find the minimum reflectance to obtain the maximum allowable linewidth of an etalon, and (2) find the number of the quarter-wave layers in each mirror of the etalon to obtain the reflectance given by step 1. The condition for maximum transmission in an integrated-mirror etalon is also derived. Under this condition we can achieve the required linewidth with the minimum number of quarter-wave layers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 October 1992
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1813, Optoelectronic Component Technologies, (23 October 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.131236
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Tae-Hoon Yoon, Pusan National Univ. (South Korea)
Jae-Chang Kim, Pusan National Univ. (South Korea)
Jong Sool Jung, Pusan National Univ. (South Korea)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1813:
Optoelectronic Component Technologies
GouChung Chi; Chi-Shain Hong, Editor(s)

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